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42-94813 Skotty

B-24H-20-FO

 

A 34th BG Original

 

Named Skotty B/E after the loss of 41-29572 Scotty B/E on June 7, 1944.

 

MISSION LIST

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94813 B/A 18BS Hartley unknown name

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94813 B/A 391BS Baker unknown name (lead spare - not used)

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94813 B/A 18BS Harris unknown name (listed incorrectly as 4819)

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Harre Skotty

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Hollowell Skotty

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Hart Skotty

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Salveson Skotty

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Gardner Skotty (Aborted)

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94813 B/E Skotty (ground spare)

Mission #31 July 6, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Paulnock Skotty

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Swenson Skotty

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E Avriett Skotty (Airborne spare)

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94813 B/E 4BS Brain Skotty

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #43 July 27, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Runyan Skotty (Aborted mechanical)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 7BS Alexander Skotty

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (scheduled for Brain but replaced)

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (ground spare)

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (scheduled for Brain but replaced)

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 4BS Howard Skotty

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 4BS Ames Skotty

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty (slight battle damage)

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 42-94813 (pilot unknown)

Listed with Slight battle damage. (Flying with another group? Not on this mission's list at all.)

May 30, 1944 42-94813 Hartley

Took off at 1637 hours on a flight to Honington.

No landing time given.


Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94813 B/A 18BS Hartley Skotty

Took off at 0225 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1054 hours.

Turbosupercharger oscillates excessively at high altitude. Inspected and repaired.

Hartley, J. R. (P) 1 Lt

Wackwitz, E. F. (Command Pilot) Col

Patterson, R. P. (N) 2 Lt

Whiting, J. C. (B) 1 Lt

McCall, R. H. (N) 2 Lt (from crew #38)

Keith, M. J. (E) T/Sgt

Billik, J. J. (R) T/Sgt

Bernardo, A. F. (TG) S/Sgt

Beckwith, J. R. (TG) (rank not given)

Jackson, F. (BG) (rank not given)

Blackwell, W. E. (G) (rank not given)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94813 B/A 391BS Baker unknown name (lead spare - not used)

They were an unused ground spare for this mission.

Baker, William V. (P)

Nigg, Stanley A. (CP)

Helland, Phillip C.  (N)

Minge (N2)

Bussell (B)

Baniak, Leo (R)

Maddox, Wilfield L. (E)

Donnelly, Paul C (BG)

DiNenno, A. (TG)

Harper, Thoedore M. (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94813 B/A 18BS Harris Skotty (listed incorrectly as 4819)

Took off at 0342 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 0947 hours.

Harris (P)

Casey (CP)

Smith, R. C. (N)

Kovack (B)

Willoughby (R)

Burns (E)

Holtz (BG)

Lower (TG)

Martinelli (NG)

Whitaker (G)

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Took off at 0455 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0915 hours from 23,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1135 hours.

Brain (P)
Buenger (CP)

Stevens (N)

McCarthy (B)

Stonbach (R) (from Crew #53)

Cannock (E) (from Crew #53)

Tawson (BG)

Mullner (TG)

Davids (NG)

Schopf (G)

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Harre Skotty

Took off at 1754 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Group B (18th)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2057 hours from 22,900 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2204 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Took off at 1441 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1917 hours from 20,700 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2200 hours.

Brain (P)
Buenger (CP)

Stevens (N)

McCarthy (B)

Hughey (R) (from Crew #41)

Grabbel (from Crew #41)

Tawson (BG)

Mullner (TG)

Davids (NG)

Schopf (G)

 

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Hollowell Skotty

Took off at 1612 hours.

Flew in Low Squadron (493BG supplied Lead and High Squadrons.)

Carried 52 100 lb Frag bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2011 hours from 19,500 feet. Made three runs.

No damage reported.

Landed 2223 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Hart Skotty

Took off at 0435 hours.

Was to fly in High Squadron but aborted with #1 and #4 superchargers pulsating.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage report.

Landed 0910 hours.

Hart (P)

Hammill (CP) (a write-in)

Steiner (N)

Danhaver (B)

Stanbach (R)

Cannock (E)

Rielly (BG)

Mixon (TG)

Hall (NG)

Roe (G)

 

June 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E Lindstrom Skotty

Took off at 1431 on a flight to Hephel.

No landing time recorded.

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Took off at 1602 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 2022 hours from 19,800 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2230 hours.

Brain (P)
Buenger (CP)

Stevens (N)

McCarthy (B)

(R) (left blank on the form)

(E) (left blank on the form)

Tawson (BG)

Mullner (TG)

Davids (NG)

Schopf (G)

 

Mission #26 June 27, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Salveson Skotty

Took off at 1528 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in the only Squadron flying that day (391st)

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the primary target of Beauvoir at 1900 hours from 24,100 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 2008 hours.

Salveson (P)

Browne (CP)

Colley (N)

Zukaitus (B)

Lehman (R)

Kolenda (E) (from Crew #39)

Quinter (BG)

Brave (TG)

Dubuque (NG)

Syring (G) (a write-in)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Took off at 0539 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron.

Landed 1204 hours.

Brain (P)
Buenger (CP)

Stevens (N)

McCarthy (B)

Rea (R) (from Crew #45)

Deaver (E) (from Crew #45)

Tawson (BG)

Mullner (TG)

Davids (NG)

Schopf (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Gardner Skotty

Took off at 1012 hours.

Was to fly position 3-1 of A Group, with target of Haute Cote.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Aborted due to severe gas leak. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1215 hours.

Gardner (P)

Flack (CP)

Bujalski (N)

Artt (B)

Bailey (R)

Kolenda (E)

Ford (BG)

Paldino (TG)

Long (NG)

Clune (G)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94813 B/E Skotty (ground spare)

Mission #31 July 6, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Paulnock Skotty

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

 

July 17, 1944 42-94813 B/E pilot unreadable

Took off at 1827 hours.

Landed 2101 hours.

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Swenson Skotty

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty 

Electrical trouble. Inspected and repaired. Slight flak damage.

 

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E Avriett Skotty (Airborne spare)

 

July 20, 1944 42-94813 B/E Bouldin

Took off at 1647 hours for a practice mission.

Landed 1804 hours.

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 42-94813 B/E 4BS Brain Skotty

Leak in oxygen system. #4 generator out. Inspected and repaired.

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94813 B/E 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #43 July 27, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Runyan Skotty (Aborted mechanical)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 7BS Alexander Skotty

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (scheduled for Brain but replaced)

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (ground spare)

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94813 D/Z Skotty (scheduled for Brain but replaced)

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 4BS Howard Skotty

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 4BS Ames Skotty

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94813 D/Z 18BS Brain Skotty (slight battle damage)

 

Transferred to the RAF.